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Identifying

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Is it possible to identify the age of my piggy bank? Yes, but only roughly. Identifiers are: factory or potters hallmarks, the type of glaze, the form (the mould has a traceable history), type of clay (for experts only), text or pictures on the piggy bank, the piggybank in your family (as in “your great-grandmother got it at the age of 6 from her mother”), where was it bought (seems stupid but gives, if other identifiers are not available, sometimes a clue!), etc.


version 14.2 - 2019, April 15
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